Assessing and understanding the impact of stratospheric dynamics and variability on the earth system



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Gerber, Edwin P. and Butler, Amy and Calvo Fernández, Natalia and Charlton-Perez, Andrew and Giorgetta, Marco and Manzini, Elisa and Perlwitz, Judith and Polvani, Lorenzo M. and Sassi, Fabrizio and Scaife, Adam A. and Shaw, Tiffany A. and Son, Seok-Woo and Watanabe, Shingo (2012) Assessing and understanding the impact of stratospheric dynamics and variability on the earth system. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society, 93 (6). pp. 845-859. ISSN 0003-0007

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New modeling efforts will provide unprecedented opportunities to harness our knowledge of the stratosphere to improve weather and climate prediction.

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© 2012 American Meteorological Society. We thank Dr. Ben Ruston of the Marine Meteorology Division of the Naval Research Laboratory for permission to use the data in Fig. 2, and two anonymous reviewers for their comments on an earlier draft of the manuscript. EPG gratefully acknowledges the support of the National Science Foundation through the Atmospheric and Geospace Sciences program. FS acknowledges the support of the Office of Naval Research through NRL's base 6.1 and 6.2 research programs. JP's contribution is supported by NOAA's Climate Program Office, and MG and EM acknowledge the partial support of the COMBINE project of the European Commission's Seventh Framework Programme.

Uncontrolled Keywords:Quasi-biennial oscillation; Relatively simple AGCM; Polar ozone depletion; Northern-hemisphere; Climate-Change; Tropospheric circulation; Arctic oscillation; Surface weather; Simplified GCM; Annular modes
Subjects:Sciences > Physics > Astrophysics
Sciences > Physics > Astronomy
Sciences > Physics > Atmospheric physics
ID Code:25433
Deposited On:23 May 2014 07:45
Last Modified:10 Dec 2018 15:05

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